Testing 1, 2, 3, Testing!! Donnie Brink Gives the New Member of the Slyde Family a Test Ride

March 30, 2012 1 min read

Donnie Brink tests Slyde Handboards' new shape

Who said you need stormy 10 footers to have an amazing time out in the surf with a handboard? Donnie Brink of Brink Surfboards and the official Slyde handboards shaper gives this little gem the once over in some glassy little San Clemente nugs and as he put it ..... “Micro morning waves. She works well.  Linked some long sections together and got into the curl.” Now honestly, why wouldn’t you give it a go?

Donnie Brink testing Slyde Handboards' new shape

steve watts
steve watts

Growing up in South Africa, Steve spent his youth dreaming of far off places. After spending eight years extensively traveling to many of the great surf destinations of the world getting dengue fever, having a near death experience from a falling coconut in mexico, Surviving a 15 foot drop on a handboard on a Nias bomb, jumping from every rock he could find without adequate health insurance. and comprehensively debunking the myth there are no waves in Thailand, even if they are small. He decided it was time for a a degree. Steve Graduated from Central Saint Martins School of Art and Design in London with a degree in product design. He missed his graduation to go surfing in Californian, found a kindred spirit with Venice and never left